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Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm PST
case is so personal for the san francisco police chief. >> reporter: in 1984 he was part of the initial search so yes, this case hits home with him and today he gave us insight on why investigators targeted this house in connection with the disappearance of kevin collins. >> reporter: the recent search warrant tied to kevin collins' case is sealed but -- >> it is hurtful. brings back memories. >> doesn't seem real. >> it is real. kevin collins disappeared 29 years ago while on his way home from school. yesterday the san francisco police department searched this home blocks from where he was last seen. >> the inspectors developed news information that conducted additional investigation. it was enough to get a search warrant. >> reporter: what was the evidence? the records office said the warrant was returned this afternoon but it was sealed. the police chief said a man who lived at the home was once a person of interest, that man has since died. >> you know what, they have more investigating to do. and as they do that, when they think it is ready you will get you the perso
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm PST
on -- visuals projected on to the surface of a frozen lake. >>> new year's eve in san francisco could be bigger than last year. ktvu's john fowler is live in san francisco where people are heading out. >> reporter: as the sun is going down it is getting chilly here. this is the embarcadero. barricades up, people starting to mingle and gather here. this is a prime viewing area here south of the ferry building. >> it will be good. yeah. we came out here last year, it was nice. >> reporter: traffic enforcement began towing away cars an hour ago. there is no stopping here. these folks should have a great view. at the discovery center we found a family, friendly noon year's eve party. 2100 parents and kids. >> great opportunity for the kids to celebrate new year's eve. >> we can't, we are too tired. >> three, two, one. [ cheers and applause ] >> happy new year. >> reporter: we got a preview, hundreds of rockets on this barge anchored in the bay. >> fires every shell at the moment it is supposed to go off in the show. >> reporter: at midnight a 15 minutes of fire and lights. this is last year. last y
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
2 news. >>> san francisco police are searching for the person behind a over night shooting around 1:00 a.m. the victim was identified by family members. he was walking home when someone started shooting. the family is questions why they were targeted. >> if someone witnessed the person that shot and killed my son that they would come forward. >> the other victim was rushed to san francisco general hospital with several gun shot wounds. he is expected to survive. this is san francisco's third homicide of the year. >>> bart officials are stepping up security after a man was killed and a woman was injured on saturday afternoon. boilings are meeting tomorrow -- bart officials are meeting tomorrow to discuss what happened and ways to increase safety and security at the station. police will likely put more officers on patrol and install better lighting. >>> police in georgia are searching for a 49er fan who stabbed a falcon's fan in the throat yesterday in atlanta. the 35-year-old fan is expected to survive his injuries. after the championship game the victim got into a fight with a man a
FOX
Jan 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
. downtown san francisco 42 degrees. yesterday we showed you this map, 20s out there, scooted out to the east. coolest locations in the 20s. lots of 30s and 40s. especially towards san francisco and near the coast line. into had afternoon hours, most areas back up into the 50s. nice recovery. look at the green, that links up with the 60s. warmest locations will approach the 60-degree mark tomorrow afternoon. another thing we will be watching into the weekend will be this, the rain making a come back. here we go. model into friday morning, 10:00. saturday we thicken up the clouds and there we go with the rain off shore. a change in the weekend forecast. coming up we will break the rain chances and the timing of the heaviest rain that could be pushing back in. >> thank you. >>> google scored a partial victory when they found the company did not violate laws. there was no evidence they unfairly favors their own services. but they find google misused pattens on cell phone technology. google agreed to license the technology to the rivals. >> these essential pattens are the cornerstone of the syste
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 5:00pm PST
airport in new orleans, the san francisco 49ers just landed a few minutes ago. a full week ahead of the super bowl. >> turn up the voloom now, the -- voloom now, the team left this -- volume now, the team left this afternoon. the baltimore ravens will arrive tomorrow. >> and in other news. >>> police were in a neighborhood where aman was shot and killed -- a man was shot and killed last night. the friends are mourning the sudden loss. ktvu's ann rubin is live with new information in this ace. ann? >> reporter: gunman, they need witnesses to come forward. >> reporter: a large group of friends gathered to light a candal and say a prayer. he was bunked down saturday as we was walking. >> i heard loud gun shots. four. four gun shots. >> you could feel the tension. >> reporter: police responded quickly but by that time the shooters took off. >> unknown direction, unknown mean ez. we need witnesses. >> reporter: authorities do not know why he might have been targeted. his past includes a charge related to the accidental shooting of his girlfriend however they do not believe that was a
FOX
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
san francisco police officers standing in the street as well. apparently with the police car blocking the lane making sure people stay on the sidewalk. >> and our crew that is here near the scene tells us a little closer to 24th and mission, police have made arrested. and we will be following this and have much more for you throughout the newscast. but now, to the big game. >> my stomach hurts and it was a gut wrenching game, fred. fred is here with the highlights and it was a tough one to watch. >> they had to dig out. >> i think i heard you yelling pass the stomach medicine. this is why football is the most poplar sport. big games and hits. and the 49ers defensive couldn't stop atlanta but shot them out cold in the end. they were down 17 nothing and scored twice the make it closer. and matt ryan had to be targets and tony with a ten-yarder to give the lead at half time. nineswhich crabwhen crabtree recovers. and 49ers come right back, and gore's second touchdown of the game to give san francisco its first lead of 28-24. 4th down, 4th to go and matt ryan has led seven overtime victor
FOX
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
at a housing project in san francisco's mission district. david stevenson live in the city. the new surveillance video you obtained from the owner of that corner store. >> reporter: that's right. the crash, gasia, had some surveillance video that was taken in the store behind me but the crash happened right here just after 8:00 a.m. it sent the cars spinning onto the sidewalk and crashing right into the storefront. this surveillance video shows the devastating impact of a deadly crash in san francisco's mission district this morning. >> obviously this is an unbelievable tragedy. >> reporter: police say it began with a report of shots fired from a car parked at a public housing complex on valencia and 15th. police pulled over the driver of this black chevy. >> as officers approached the vehicle, the vehicle took off at high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections, colliding with the white vehicle. >> reporter: skid marks show where the white toyota sedan was struck and skidded through the intersection, smashing into this liquor store. >> as the vehicle was thrown aga
FOX
Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
communities, outside of san francisco, redwood city, fremont, hayward, oakland. notice the purple, inland areas, north bay, east bay, south bay, dipping into the 20s. a freeze warning is expected for you. this is going to happen tomorrow morning. he is a peak at the handful of numbers i am expecting. petaluma has felt the chilliest temperatures. 40 for san francisco. 28 in walnut creak. when i return what you can expect for tomorrow and a time line of when i expect we will thaw out and when we will warm up. >>> the cold snap continues. citrus growers are going out out to protect their crops. they invested $11 million to protect their crops. many say it is necessary to do so. they generate $2 billion a year. efforts to use water and wind machines has paid off. in december of 2011 a deep freeze cost them half a billion dollars to protect the crops. >>> it will be a cold night for some folks after a huge free crashed into a home and knocked out power. the 150-foot tree toppled over this morning on west baltimore avenue. neighbors say they heard a person inside yelling for help. she was rescu
FOX
Jan 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
opened fire in san francisco's glenn park neighborhood. police were called to a home on alameda boulevard near silver avenue around 10:00 last night. when they arrived, they found an 80-year-old woman and 50- year-old man with gunshot wounds. both victims were taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening wounds. anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call san francisco police. >>> a hayward police dog is being praised tonight for sniffing out a key piece of evidence in a suspected gang shooting. the hayward police department tweeted this picture last night of canine officer nikki finding a handgun near some bushes. police say the gun was found a few hours after a gang shooting nearby. the tweet included a line reading, quote, you can't hide from the nose. >>> in san jose, fire crews are on the scene right now of a two- alarm house fire. the fire at a home on gara road near mount pleasant road started about two hours ago, producing a plume of thick, black smoke you can see in the picture could be seen for miles. a viewer posted this photo on our facebook page. six people man
FOX
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
approached the bay bridge from san francisco, one of several incidents as the rain picked up. >> it is still the first rainfall of the year, so there is a possibility there's some accumulation of oil and radiator fluid, things like that that might be on the road. it could contribute to slicker conditions. >> reporter: tonight, the chp is asking drivers to slow down, leave extra room between cars and be prepared to spend extra time in traffic. patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and here's a quick look now outside. this is from our traffic camera along 880 in oakland. traffic is moving a little slowly tonight but it is indeed moving. moving to the south, this is the 280 interchange in san jose. it looks like traffic is pretty light there. bill martin has been tracking this latest system for us, and bill, you said this rain may linger on into the evening? >> it's going to linger, heather. like we were talking about earlier, it hasn't rained in a few weeks and the roads get a little wet. this is not a big storm, but the roads get very slick. it draws the residues to the surface and you get slic
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
from the basement, this facility is running as usual today. . >> emergency officials in san francisco today ordered several building evacuated because of a gas leak. it started about 12:20 this afternoon. a firedepartment spokesperson told us a construction crew punctured a gas line. a pg&e spokesperson says the workers should have been using shovels. they expectfull service restored this afternoon. >> for only the second time in 40 years, the baseball writers of america selected no one for the hall of fame. that includesbarry bonds. rita williams hasbeen covering bond's possible use of performance enhancing drugs and is here with reaction. >> i found passions run deep about who should or should not be included in the hall of fame. . >> he's baseball's all time home run hitter but he was not a hit with baseball writers today. nor were others from the so- called steroider r every rna. sammy sosa got 12.5% of the votes. all far short of the 75% needed. >> it's the lesser of the evils. >> but you would not have voted for bonds. >> absolutely not. >> i believe he should've got in
FOX
Jan 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
that we learned tonight. >>> residents of this san francisco neighborhood witnessed a horrible sight when a woman was lit on fire by her boyfriend. the victim's sister says what led up to the conflict. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> geek i'm ken wayne. >> hello everyone i'm heather holmes. we begin with that developing news in san josi. a woman crashed her car into a pond and just minutes ago we learned that despite efforts to rescue her underwater she died. kutv's debora villalon is live at the scene right off the almaden expressway. >> reporter: heather this happened before 3:00 and it's still a developing situation, because no one can be absolutely sure yet if the woman driving that gray car that you see over there was the only victim. she was pulled lifeless from her vehicle, submerged in about 15' of water. she had been under about 40 minutes and paramedics tried to revive her, but she was pronounced dead at a local hospital. this was a single-car accident and no explanation for. it the driver was coming out of the al p
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
shot and killed one of his accomplices. >>> with the san francisco 49ers now just three days away from their championship game, it seems anything that is red and gold is a hot property for 9er fans. ktvu's christien kafton is at the 49ers team store where merchandise is flying off the shelves. >> reporter: these juries here are a hot commodity. try finding one for colin kaepernick. you can see fans getting ready for the weekend game. today we heard about how players are getting ready for the weekend game. >> we just got to play 49er football. you know, do whatever it takes to win. >> reporter: 49ers star running back frank gore makes it sound easy. he said making it to the playoffs for the second time shows the team has what it takes. >> last year, you know, we were happy to be in the playoffs and now, you know, we know we are supposed to be there. >> reporter: in the locker room the game can be decided with a single key play. >> just takes one. that is what i enjoy. once you get that one catch in a big game it is all down hill after that. >> 49er team store? >> the phone rang non-sto
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
months to complete. >>> all right, we are now just 24 hours away from kick off between the san francisco 49ers and the green bay packers. and ktvu's david stevenson is at candle stick park tonight. david is everything all set at the stadium or is there still a lot of work to be done. >> reporter: the work is continuing on as the 49ers prepare for tomorrow. maintenance crews this afternoon put the finishing touches on the candle stick park field as they prepare for sunday's game. >> it's winner takes all. it's all on the line. >> reporter: it's preparing for the 60,000 excited green bay and 49ers fans expected to pack the park and the parking lots before and after the game. >> we ask people to come a little earlier especially out of the tailgate party. so we'll be shutting those downright before kick off to make sure everybody gets into their seats. >> the staffing will be an equivalent pump up to any monday night football game. >> reporter: that means there will be extra uniformed and plain clothed officers looking for scoupers and team rivals. >> anyone that's threatening or eliminating
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
there but to fight terrorists. afghan president karzai arrives to speak to leaders. >>> san francisco leaders are sworn in. why two women backed away from their bid to lead the board of supervisors. >>> and back here in just a few minutes it's getting cool out there. even a chance for some sprinkles when i come back a detailed time line when the showers could begin and when the cold air gets here. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. >>> an unusual start to the new year for the san francisco board of supervisors as the group elected its leader. david stevenson live in the city with the outpouring of emotion that came after that vote. >> reporter: weeks of speculation led to some drama at city hall and a discussion about race, gender and leadership. moments after a judge swore in returning and new supervisors the drama began. >> i would like to nominate kim. a tenacious, strong woman of color. >> reporter: they nominated each other against chufuls -- against chu. the women had usually gone against each other
FOX
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
but his cousin survived. police have arrested seth bryan of san francisco. investigators are still asking anyone with information on the case to call police. >>> it's been dry for a while now but some rain is finally on the way. and our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the weather. >> we have rain in the forecast it shows up in the next 10 to 12 hours. we have the increasing clouds today. it's been two weeks since we've seen rain and we need it. you see this cloud cover increasing today. it's cloudy in san francisco and san jose and out toward brentwood. things are changing around. there's a lot of moisture coming up from the tropics that's a nice direction for a nice storm. the only thing that's missing with this storm is some strong dynamics. you can see some areas of precept showing up offshore. you're going to see here some green showing up offshore. i think you're going to see a little drizzle as well. the weather is changing, the rain is coming back after two weeks of absence. and temperatures they're going stay on the mild side. when i come back i'm going to give you the
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> san francisco's city attorney is cracking down on dozens of restaurants, he wants to know where the money intended for health care, where that money is going. >> and we're real close to your bay area weekend. we have some wind out there. as you look to the north we have clouds increasing and a chance of some sprinkles for your bay area weekend. i'll tell you which day. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> san francisco city attorney says that dozens of restaurants are committing fraud taking money in from customers in the form of a surcharge by not using that money the way they're supposed to. rob roth live in the city where rob, you asked the restaurant association to
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
? >> a memorable weekend. perfect conditions. here is the thing, we get big surf in san francisco, half moon bay, all winter long. when the conditions are come together just right, that is what is happening, the wind, the swell, the tied all together at the same time is very difficult to do. that is why we haven't seen this contest in a couple years. massive surf into the weekend, 20-30-foot. the storm system that are generating this swell is 4,000 miles away. it is a major storm. the swell isn't showing up yet. this swell, 5,000 miles away is coming due west, and it has a big impact on the surf break. it jacks it up. you got to get the wind, the swell and the tied and that is what we have on sunday. it could be one of the best surf events in the history of the event. west swell, and great wind conditions, great weather conditions. we will track this for you along with the surf contest you have a high surf advisory with nice weather along the coast, it will be dangerous at ocean beach, at pacifica, we will talk about that and the bay area weekend warm up that is coming your way. >>> the museum i
FOX
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
this month. >> new information on the identity of the person who robbed a woman in san francisco and then kimed her dog. detectives posted a picture of 35-year-old laurice barrett today. they say he is wanted for robbery and animal cruelty in an incident that took place on december 28th. he robbed a woman and tossed the woman's 12-year-old dog into the street. unfortunately the dog did not survive. >>> the pilot of the oil tanker that sideswiped the bay bridge last week made a last minute course change just before impact. the tankers captain originally indicated he planned to sail between two towers near the middle of the bridges span but instead he steered the tanker through a different opening. now investigators are trying to figure out the reason for that course change. >> dozens of people were killed in syria by two explosions on a university campus. those explosions struck on the first day of exams. the syrian observatory for human rights puts the death toll at 83. ago vests say government war flames fire and missiles. state tv says rebels launched. more than 60,000 people h
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
politician, who he "likes" as a candidate. >> emotions run high in san francisco, the outpouring of emotion from the victim's family. ?Ñ . >>> police are investigating the death of a man who was found in the water yesterday as a suicide. someone spotted the body off shore at 10:00 a.m. the coroner identified identified the man as a 28-year- old. they believe he was in the water for 6 hours before anyone saw him. >>> emotions ran high in san francisco today after a weekend of violence. a suspect faced charges of murder and the man he gunned down was remembered by prayers and tears. [ singing ] >> we need to teach that violence is not the way. we need control guns. but we also need to control man. >> family and friends held a vigil today for him. they gathered where the 43-year- old san franciscan was shot dead and his cousin injured monday morning. his mother and others cried and left candles and flowers in memory. >> he made you feel like you were his best friend. he might not have known you but he would have gave you a hug like he has known you forever. >> the panelally attended a hearing
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
in the united states. >>> we continue to follow breaking news out of san francisco. police are searching a home in connection with the disappearance of kevin collins. rita williams just spoke to his mother. rita will tell us she is feeling. >> back here in 10 minutes. right to your city. how warm it's going to be tomorrow. it will be warmer. see you back here. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. e e. >>> in washington some lawma
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police released video of the man accused of robbing a woman and killing her dog. here is a look at the suspect as he ran. police say he just thrown the victim's dog in front of traffic. the dog had to be put down because of her injuries. we spoke with the victim after the attack. >> i heard the impact of her little body hit and she screamed. >> witnesses set up a reward fund. it was up to $3,500 at last check. we posted more stories on www.ktvu.com. >> we learned more about a man swept out to sea while working on the beach with his wife new year's day. ktvu's mike mibach is live with the existing danger. >> reporter: her husband loved the outdoors but as the coast guard warned today, surf can turn in a second and hurt the most experienced. >> reporter: the pacific ocean slamming in. >> i think it is pretty. >> reporter: pretty but it can be deadly. the coast guard responded yesterday after witnesses say a large wave rolled into the area. >> the woman and dog made it back to shore but the man was unaccounted for. >> she tried to rescue
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
to offer flu shots at its urgent care center from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. >>> a san francisco law professor predicts lance armstrong's televised confession to doping could trigger a new criminal investigation. as we first reported early this week, oprah winfrey had an interview with lance armstrong in which armstrong admitted to using performance enhancing drugs when he was competing in the tour de france. peter keen of golden gate university says that admission may prompt the u.s. attorney to reopen its criminal case against armstrong. keen said giving armstrong a pass would amount to a legal double standard. federal prosecutors have not commented. >>> police at uc davis launched a criminal investigation into an explosion at a campus apartment that injured a student researcher. it's still unclear what the student was doing when the explosion happened yesterday. officials from the fbi and bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms removed dangerous chemicals from the apartment. the student hurt one of his hands in the blast. at this point no one is in custody. >>> a judge sentenc
FOX
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> reporter: this performer is a san francisco native. >> borne and raised in san francisco. went to balboa high school. >> reporter: just got the thrill of his life. jim harbaugh stopped by to say high and sign his 9er heart. >> look behind you. i looked and i was like, bam! [ laughter ] >> i was like oh! come here, now. let me get this signature. >> the 49ers are favored to win the super bowl but here there are ways to find an edge. >> things can be done for athletic comtitian to kill results -- competition to kill results. >> reporter: does it involve human sacrifice? [ laughter ] >> no, no. >> reporter: life again on bourbon street. three motorcycle officers getting ready to move out of here. they are probably expecting a busy night here. the good news is, there haven't been any problems so far but it is monday night, we have a long way to go. i would like to thank the folks who let me borrow these beads. they have a special bead for the 49ers. ken wayne, ktvu channel 2 news. >> way to go. thank you. >>> before the ravens left for new orleans they received a big send off from thousands
FOX
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
we have on file. we are asking for the public's help to find him. >> reporter: san francisco police warn that dexter oliver is dangerous, anyone who sees him should call police immediately. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police arrested two men this afternoon after reports of someone brandishing a weapon near overfelt high school. officers spotted the car and tried to pull it over but they ran away. police arrested two men after a door to door search. they learned the car was stolen. the lock down was lifted at 1:00 p.m. >>> the u.s. supreme court set two dates to hear arguments on the leldy of gay marriage. march 26. california's law banning same- sex marriage. the case stems from a lawsuit filed in 2009 on behalf of two california couples and on march 27 the supreme court will hear a challenge to the defense of marriage act. >>> the u.s. supreme court today refused to hear a challenge to a government funding of stem cell research. two scientists sued to stop the work. they claim they were violating the law that prohibits taxpayer financing. >>> bank
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
for peoples that live near stations. tonight's meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. >>> san francisco's mayor is shining a light on a neighborhood. >> the mayor joined other leaders in touring the first phase of the public housing project. over the next two years 107 new units wild be built. it comes thanks to millions in local, state and federal money. so far 25 families have moved in. >> my unit wasn't up to date. it was bad, plumbing, my babe has asthma so i was happy. i feel like i am in a 5 star hotel. beautiful. my kids are so happy. >> her old units had problems with mold so bad her son had to go to the hospital. they have been in since just before christmas and she said her son looks great. >>> officials may be having second thoughts about hosting the super bowl at the 49ers new stadium. they are trying to determine if the city can deal with the nfl demands. tax breaks, giving up tax revenue from hotels during super bowl events. the 49ers new stadium is a finalist to host the 50th or 51 super bowl in 2016 or 2017. that big game is expected to bring several hundred million dollars to t
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